What does CARNA Registration Status 'Preliminary Assessment - Cleared' mean ? - page 2

Hi All: I am RN from United States and I recently applied for CARNA Assessment in Feb 2009. I checked my assessment status and they received all the 'required documents' in March 26, 2009 and... Read More

  1. by   NotReady4PrimeTime
    Have you folks been paying attention to what's happening in Alberta right now? ALL positions are only open to existing employees of Alberta Health Services. Dr Duckett has just announced an early retirement buy-out for out-of-scope (management/administration/education) and non-union personnel with discussion ongoing with the unions to find a package he can offer to RNs, LPNs, CNAs, RTs, pharmacists and so on. He has decided to close 150 acute care psychiatry beds and is cutting the health care budget by 3%.


    Nurses look at options

    Edmonton JournalSeptember 4, 2009

    Nurses and other unionized health-care workers will have to wait a few more weeks to find out what they will be offered under Alberta Health Services's early-retirement package which is aimed at reducing layoffs...."


    "The public should demand that the government reverse its decision to close up to 150 acute-care beds at Alberta Hospital Edmonton, NDP candidate Michael Butler told a crowd of more than 400 people at a public meeting Wednesday...."

    I sincerely hope you're not putting all your eggs in one basket. You might get eligibility from CARNA to write the CRNE, but CARNA isn't going to be able to get you a job.
  2. by   asitoja
    Hi! I found 2 additional requirements in my CARNA file (1.Review SEC Assestment and 2. SEC Assestment-obs-pedia etc.), does anyone know what it means? Does it mean that CARNA already determined that I need to take SEC Assestment?
  3. by   NotReady4PrimeTime
    That's what it means.
  4. by   Berryasian12
    My cleared date was February 25, 2011. So probably around May I might receive a letter from CARNA? They say it usually take 2 to3 monthS?